Semipalatinsk nuclear test site tour

During World War II USSR discovered that the USA had been developing nuclear weapons, soon it was used in Japan.

USSR was lucky to learn about this and in the Y'1943 uranium exploration started, soon it was followed by mining.

In the Y'1943 secret institute was established amid endless Kazakhstan steppes, away from any settlements and borders. All scientific and technical works were carried out by a group of scientists and chief of the police (NKVD) Laurenty Beriya.

In the Year 1949 first test was conducted. It was absolutely surprising for the USA and Great Britain and since then immediate use of nuclear weapons against the Soviet Union was rarely considered. The first launch of a soviet rocket in Y'1961 made USSR a leader and was good protection for several next decades.

We will spend one full day traveling to Kurchatov town, then two days traveling in nuclear test spot, visit Ground, Atomic lake and ghost town Shagan, where long-range bombers' base was quartered.

Of course, all safety measures will be taken, including radiation safety and control.

The last day we will spend traveling to the nearest city with an airport, depending on your schedule.

Quoting here is very difficult, let's do it together, taking into consideration your schedule and tickets.

Guide service per day is $161.5. Transport, accommodation, safety kits, radiation safety service, meals, and transfers need  separate calculations.

P.S. Recently, I've found few more places to visit in these places. Among them, abandoned premises of anti-missile batallion, elevator into underground laboratory and few others out of official coverage.

Included services:
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: TRansport, entrance tickets, accomodation, individual safety kit, radiation safety service
What to bring: Curiosity, a camera, drones are welcome.
Transport: No transportation
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.